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Jan 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
the future of syria. will it be syrian law, more islamic? will it be more devout? >> it will be decided by the syrian people. >> they grow stronger every day. they see this group would impose a much stricter society after the fall of the regime becomes dominant. right now, they need these fighters. >> the israeli government is going ahead with plans to invest in national heritage sites including nine of the occupied west bank. it includes handicap access to the tomb of the patriarchs and it is sacred to both jews and muslims. u.s. government has objected saying they can damage future peace talks. the palestinian president warned the move could spark a religious war. air pollution in beijing is so bad, hospitals heritage sites are flooded with patients. the government is placing -- facing pressure to put in place tougher laws. >> this is a time lapse footage of the smog creeping in over the capital. by midday, it is in your wide out. by monday morning, hospitals report a flood of people arriving complaining of people having trouble breathing. the rapid industrialization, so often
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
sisters are treated like anyone else under the law, for if we are created equal, the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> although racial equality was front and center, i think a lot of the second term will be devoted to other things. >> the president takes one last look, noting he will not see this again. will not ever be the focus of the 9000 person parade. he could barely stop himself from dancing, one last night to celebrate his historic presidency before he begins what is expected to be a huge fight with congress. >> president obama's speech dealt mostly with domestic issues. there was not much on foreign policy. let's take a listen to what he did have to say. >> we will uphold our values through strength of arm and rule of law. we will show the courage to try to resolve our issues peacefully, not because we are naive about the dangers we face but because engagement can lift suspicion and fear. america will remain the anchor of strong alliances in every corner of the globe, and we will renew those institutions that extend our capacity to manage a crisis abroa
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 5:30am PST
philippines. why activists a new law governing online activity is like a return to military rule. >> hello and welcome. the weather pattern changes. a large cloud across central. . we have a little clearer air across the u.k., but the wind coming from the north is quite cold air. there's an actor frontal system to go with it. snow pushing across the alpine region. a little respite on wednesday for the u.k. with top temperatures at zero. -- at 2 degrees in london. a lot of rainfall expected across the mediterranean. a very unsettled picture. highs of eight degrees in rome. across the mediterranean, if a brisk winds expected out of the west. a temperature of 18 in benghazi. and some rainfall for tunisia and algeria. farther south, looking fine. monsoon rain continues pushing towards the south. still a chance of rain in gabon. looking at highs of 30 degrees. heavy rain expected in angola, zambia, botswana, and parts of mozambique. in south africa, west of johannesburg, but it should be dry in cape town. >> welcome back. the top stories on al jazeera. pakistan's's supreme court has i
LINKTV
Jan 22, 2013 5:30am PST
the framework for the protection of international law. access and distribution of assistance. >> barack obama celebrated the start of his second term as president. he delivered a speech to thousands gathered in the mall in washington. he told them to seize the moment. >> ♪ god bless amerca >> this is the day he fought so hard for. barack obama gets another chance to change america. >> i will faithfully execute the office -- >> his sweeping view was of a smaller crowd compared to four years ago. >> we have the obligation to shape the debates of wartime with the voices we lift in defense of our most enduring ideas. >> the president used his speech as a kind of a call to action. from climate change to the tax code, he promised reforms. >> our interests compel us to act on those who long for freedom. >> every word was meant to reinforce a progressive agenda. >> our agenda is not clear unless everybody is treated equally under the law. >> the theme of racial and sexual equality was front and center, i think a lot of the second term will be devoted to a lot of other things. >> th
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Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
into mali as they battle the rebels. new york governor signs a law to prevent weapons getting into the wrong hands. uncertainty over whether lance armstrong confesses to doping in a television interview. in syria, two bomb blasts at a university has killed at least 80 people. dozens of others were wounded in that attack. opposition activists are blaming the government. >> the first day of school exams for many students at aleppo .niversity, and then guesthis what residents of syria's largest city described as to attacks on the campus. one was near campus accommodation where as many as 30,000 people live. many of them had moved there to escape violence and other areas of aleppo. some said the blast came from rocket attacks and planned opposition fighters. >> the cowardly terrorist act that targeted students at the university of aleppo. mr. president, we have always said that the terrorist armed groups in my country take advantage of the security council meeting at perpetrated terrorist acts in syria, and this is indeed what happened today. >> opposition groups say it was military, s
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
out children from families of victims to make the case that gun laws need to be changed. she spoke about her daughter killed in a colorado movie theater. >> six weeks before she died she was in the mall shooting in toronto. i told her at that time that she would never again see such a horrendous occurrence. six weeks later, she lay dead. you must take action. if you think this cannot happen to you and you will never be touched by gun violence, you are fooling yourself. >> the president is hoping americans will take that fear to heart and call their elected leaders. he wants congress to agree to ban the future production of some assault weapons and ammunition clips holding more than 10 bullets. >> weapons designed for the theater of war have no place in movie theaters. >> he wants to make sure everybody who wants to buy a gun, even from gun shows, has to pass a more comprehensive background check, and a band to armor piercing bullets. by executive order, he told federal law enforcement to begin studying the causes of gun violence. but even the man who came up with dozens of proposal
LINKTV
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
been under harsh, sharia law. they follow sufi law, which is very mild, which is not be jihadist religion as opposed to that going on in northern mali. the french, they have done quite well. i think they have retaken timbuktu and some other northern cities. the next step is to go into the sierra, and that can only be done with help of countries like algeria, which really have the experience in desert warfare. united states can help. we can bring our experience from our fighting in afghanistan and iraq and provide -- the african soldiers are going to fight this battle with trading. we can provide training and logistics, and we definitely have interest in doing this, because this aqim, the body is now in mali. it has links, arms, into nigeria and libya, including the one you possibly killed our ambassador and colleagues. the squabbles of all of the areas that are ill got burned or undergoverned around the region, -- that are ill governed or ungoverned. >> good to talk to you. thank you very much. the u.n. is warning of a growing crisis in neighboring mali. there was a focus of heav
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 5:30am PST
will be finding parents a break the law but it could be easier said than done. our u.k. cons -- reporter has the report. >> here is what teenagers are taught in school in london nowadays. one of your friends is likely to be a victim of a forced marriage. this campaign is trying to get children from any racial or ethnic background to understand just how important this is. >> we cannot be culturally insensitive. we have to say this should be against the law. it needs to be stamped out. >> this woman was taken to turkey when she was 17 on a holiday, they said. when she got there, she was introduced to a man she was told to marry. five years later after abuse, she goes away. it has not been easy to forgive her father. >> they took me to turkey and left me there. that was it. there was no explanation. i never even knew i was going there to get married. nothing was explained even after my father apologized. the only thing he said was, we thought we were doing the right thing. what's the right thing based on what? >> based on his cultural beliefs. >> the most unpleasant aspect of th
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
against the law and will be against a loss in and it needs to be stamped out. >> this woman was taken to turkey by her parents on a holiday, she said. when she was taken there, she was introduced to a magical to marry. five years later, after physical, sexual, and mental abuse, she got away. she hasn't forgotten and it does not find it easy to forgive her father. >> they took me to turkey, it wasn't explained. i never even knew i was going to turkey to get married. nothing was explained but even after my father apologized, the only thing he could say to me is we thought we were doing the right thing. >> the right thing based on what? >> i'm assuming based on his cultural beliefs. >> perhaps the most unpleasant aspect is that children are essentially hand over into a life of slavery by their own parents. that is why the government here want a specific criminal offense of forced marriage made law. but some of the community at the heart of this very complicated place is to try to police. campaigners against forced marriage interviewed a thousand pakistan the women living in the uk.
LINKTV
Jan 23, 2013 5:30am PST
campaigner has been jailed for 10 years under the so-called -- the law is designed to protect the royal family from criticism, but some say they are increasingly being used as a political tool. >> when he arrived at court, he was confident. he has been in jail since he was arrested in april 2011, having been denied bail 12 times. shackle that the ankles alongside other prisoners also facing criminal charges, he hopes this is the day that is already long campaign for freedom will end. he says he is innocent and not a criminal. but he also knew that being charged with insulting the monarchy in thailand usually results in a long jail term. and that is exactly what was handed down of the criminal courts in bangkok. he was given 10 years for publishing articles in his magazine deemed offensive to the monarchy and an additional year for a separate defamation case. this verdict is another blow to thailand's human rights record and, in particular, freedom of speech, which is safeguarded by the constitution. but the magistrate overrides everything else. he did not write the articles and his lega
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 5:30am PST
. >> i'm here for the future of my children. we will not move from here. >> its fighting for laws and for our own rights against the law. >> i want to change and democracy of our country. i want to change of our problems. we need a real government and not a fraud government. >> he has reiterated his appeal to various political leaders to join him. these political parties are not sure who is financially backing the party. they say there's election commission in pakistan which will hold free and fair elections. kamal in o live to islamabad. what is the latest on the trouble in pashawar? >> i just spoke to our contact who told me the protesters who brought the body to the governor's house are in a meeting with the authorities with their demand that the perpetrators of the crime, that there should be justice, and that their perfume should be lifted so people can resume their normal lives. however, so far, there's no word from the government or the authorities. the incident took place a couple days back. these people were killed and dumped. because it was curfew, nobody could retrieve the
LINKTV
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
their own hands, even if it means breaking the law. >> as the temperature drops well below freezing in northern syria, the search is on for anything to burn to stay warm. fuel for heating and cooking has long run out. syriana's forests are being decimated. a man shouts, you are breaking the law as a truck passes through the village. it is illegal in this country to chop down these trees. but for this grandmother, the environment is no longer a priority. >> it is a shame, people worked hard to grow those trees, and now we're cutting them down, but how else can we stay warm? the water is freezing cold. how can we cope or wash or make bread? >> these families have worked hard to stay alive, digging a trench for the children to jump into the ring air and artillery attacks. behind the home, something much more substantial dug into the ground. it took these people 30 days to cut into this rock to build this homemade bunker. it is cold and dark, but it is where they run to when the shelling starts. for families can spend the night here, if they're too scared to come out until the bombardment
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
muslim brotherhood is boycotting the does the government refuses to change a law they say is unconstitutional because >> we think these elections need to reflect the will of the people. we think the upcoming election is an absurd and futile. the government -- >> the government is not interested in reform. >> all the dead, constitution reform, nothing, they are trying to deceive the people. >> the muslim brotherhood says it will do nothing more than carry on with protests, demanding political reform. sources inside told of the conflict in syria prohibiting protesters who fear the country could ascend into unrest. >> elections cannot be held until a consensus is reached. that is why the muslim brotherhood calls for propose -- calls for postponing the election. >> the government believes the upcoming election will be a success. >> it is the people's right to go to the polls or not. >> protest movement has been slow appeared as much as people are angry at the governments they are not willing to take a risk that could push the country into an uncertain direction. >> coming up, glo
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